The Handy Tips Thread

escargot

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Maybe we could use a bobble hat to put a phone in, sure they could fit a pocket on there somewhere, or a sock or stocking phone
Ah now I know this one. As a teenager I read in the Reader's Digest about a Brit in Cairo who cleverly hid his money in a fez and wore it when out shopping at a busy market.

This must've attracted some crook's attention because he felt the fez suddenly lift off his head.

He looked all around but couldn't pick out the culprit as every man in sight was wearing one!

So no valuables in hats for me.
 

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It's a big hunk of roast beef. For reasons I never quite fathomed it became popular for buffet-style eateries to have an attendant slice off roast beef on demand and serve it to customers passing through the buffet line. I never figured out whether this became common practice to keep the meat juicy or just to make the presentation / service seem more up-scale.
Ah. Like our gourmet pubs carveries such as the Toby chain?
I assumed it was to ration out the meat, 'cause the customers would slice off more than strictly necessary. Wastage 'n' all.
 
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